How long is recovery from patellar tendon surgery?

Depends. There are several different types of surgery that can be performed on the patellar tendon- arthroscopic, tendon repair, and tendon realignment to name a few. You will need to discuss specifically with your orthopaedic surgeon. Work with a physical therapist knowledgable about your case to help with your recovery.

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Ruptured patellar tendon repair 8 weeks ago, having cerclage wire removed soon. What is recovery from that 2nd surgery. Am I weight bearing immediate?

Recovery. Is minimal after removal of the wire. Your weightbearing status won't really change based on its removal but rather your surgeon. I would imagine you will be weightbear as tolerated but only your surgeon will know the extent of ur repair . Read more...

Had ruptered patella tendon surgery, was stuck at 78 degrees had manipulation quads wont let me get past 105 any suggestions?

Next step harder. The next step may be more difficult. The knee can be stiff from scar either within or outside the knee. As your quadriceps was not the the focus of the injury, it may not be the major portion of the remaining problem. The repair may have had to be done in a way that shortened the tissue available or there may be scar behind the repaired tendon. A surgery to remove scar may help some. Read more...

What do I need to ask about having knee surgery - arthroscopic on patellar tendon?

Success rate. Ask about the doctor's success rate with this surgery, risks during and after the surgery, restrictions after the surgery and expected recovery time- specifically ability to return to everyday and then athletic activities. Read more...

29 y.O female. Diangosis patella baja following orif for ruptured patellar tendon (hardware placed). Surgery next week. What should I expect post op?

Ask doc. In general the skin takes 10-14 days to heal. The patella tendon portion of the surgery will take 6 weeks for the primary tendon repait o heal during which time you will probably be immobilized fr 2 weeks then braced adnallowed motion (rate limited by your surgeon) ultimatley will start muscle strengthening which may take 3-4 months. Read more...